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4th Annual Mama Llama Costume Contest

Hey, party people! Welcome back to the blog. It's been a hot minute, hasn't it?

Well, I'm supposing you're here to see some costumes! Thanks for being patient with the delay. It took us a few extra days to get ours put together between going on a trip to visit family, jetlag, work and school and just life in general. But we made it! And I made the blog post! Here are our costumes for your viewing pleasure:

Hope you enjoy the following fun costumes that were sent in for the contest. You can tell that a lot of hard work was put into these, and I hope they had as much fun making them as they did wearing them. You'll definitely get some great ideas for next year!

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Dolly Llama's Birth Story

Greetings, boys and girls!

As you may have guessed from the blog post title, we had a baby. A year ago. And I'm just getting around to posting her birth story.

Based on my previous experiences of giving birth I was expecting Dolly to come early but it's always a guessing game. I went into my doctor's appointment on January 22nd (37 weeks along) and he told me that I was 1 centimeter dilated and 60-70% effaced. Not only that, but baby was super low. I was thrilled! I was so sure we were going to have the baby that week, so I moved up all of my plans or cancelled them. It was baby time. And then, day after day, it wasn't baby time. What the heck, baby?

I was glad she was being polite about not coming on Lil Spits' birthday, but I found myself coming into the next week and thinking "she's never going to come out!" I was so frustrated and done with being pregnant.
So done that a stranger came up to me at the children's museum and told me that she cou…